The late Justice Scalia was a man with a big heart and a great sense of humour.
This adventure movie is a tour de force (firstly physical) for Leonardo Di Caprio, and it is filled with meditative glances that seem to echo Malick (without Malick’s profoundly metaphysical point of view).
Why do smart, talented, disciplined and wealthy young men have so much trouble adapting to ordinary life? The cascade of woes that have befallen former NFL players has stunned fans and casual observers.
Activists are trying to spook governments into allowing abortion. Don't do it, says a woman with the condition.
“Divorce is never easy for any couple,” begins an ABC local affiliate’s story, “but it becomes more complicated among older adults who have been together for decades.”
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the organization responsible for honoring the year’s greatest musical achievements with the Grammy Awards, released its nominations for 2016 in December 2015.
A group of high school students in Boston have found a way to practice the Seventh Corporal Work of Mercy: to bury the dead. And there is no one, really, to thank them for their service.
We have not only self-consciously rejected Christian versions of social order; we have renounced principles of order that until recently were thought by everyone to be inescapable, natural, universal.
By now it’s clear that Christian identity—even if not actual Christian faith or morals—is what the massacres at the Bataclan theatre and other venues were designed to attack.
In a world with no clear origin, no purposeful end, and no intrinsic meaning, human dignity is founded on nothing more than a self-creating will to power that is, in the last analysis, self-destructive.
A humble priest described by Brooks as an “insanely joyful” man who sparked a nagging, internal question. Why was this cleric so happy and fulfilled?
Both Pope Francis and the United Nations have issued big statements about where they feel the world should be going. So far, the pontiff is winning by a country mile.
It is gratifying to find so deep in Christian history someone in whom a compassionate concern for the poor and a profound zeal for doctrinal rectitude meet.
There’s nothing more discouraging than the lack of hope. In Europe, we see – on a grand scale – the same phenomenon that is taking place in our private lives.
The Imitation of Christ is a book Dorothy read "a great deal", while she was still praying for “the gift of faith”.
A selection of books for university students and everyone else interested in good readings.
The Catholic Bishops of the United States have issued a pastoral letter on pornography. The statement says pornography is a personal sin and “an industry of sin,” its pervasiveness leading to negative effects on people and society.
At the end of a long day, when I pause to consider taking time for prayer, reading a good book, or visiting with a friend, my first thought is usually, “But isn’t there something important I need to be doing?”